Insight and Opinion

Thoughts, research and market commentary 

The Prime Purchase team explore what is really going on in the property market.


What the rate rise means for the mortgage borrowers

The Bank of England has increased interest rates by a quarter of a point to 0.75 per cent. This move, only the second in a decade and the first since last November, was widely expected on the back of an uptick in the economy, with solid employment and pay growth, alongside a rise in consumer spending.


Savills UK Housing Market Update - August 2018

Positive signs for house price growth and market activity.


Savills Market in Minutes: Prime country residential

Across the prime country market prices have, on average, softened over the last year but across the Midlands, North and Scotland prices continue to rise.


Savills Market in Minutes: Prime London residential

Prime London values have continued to fall but the averages mask huge variation in performance, with early signs that the market for the best properties is bottoming out.